Check out my research, published in some of the world's leading journals

Publishing my 2003 honours research made me one of the early mindfulness pioneers. Since then , I have published in some of the world's leading academic journals, including Clinical Psychology Review, Mindfulness and BMJ.


Kakoschke, N., Hassed, C., Chambers, R. & Lee, K. (2021). The importance of formal versus informal mindfulness practice for enhancing psychological wellbeing and study engagement in a medical student cohort with a 5-week mindfulness-based lifestyle program. PLOS One.

Bartlett, L., Buscot, M., Bindoff, A., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2021). Mindfulness is associated with lower stress and higher work engagement in a large sample of MOOC participants. Frontiers In Psychology.

Payne, J., Chambers, R. & Liknaitzky, P. (2021). Combining psychedelic and mindfulness interventions: synergies to inform clinical practice. ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science.

Prochilo, G., Costa, R., Hassed, C., Chambers, R. & Molenberghs, P. (2021). A 16-week aerobic exercise and mindfulness-based intervention on chronic psychosocial stress: a pilot and feasibility study. Pilot & Feasibility Studies.


Hassed, C., Flighty, A., Chambers, R., Hosemans, D., Bailey, N. Connaughton, S., Lee, S. & Kazantzis, N. (2020). Advancing the assessment of mindfulness-based meditation practice: psychometric evaluation of the Mindfulness Adherence Questionnaire. Cognitive Therapy & Research.

Stephens, A., O’Hern, S., Young, K.,  Chambers, R., Hassed, C. & Koppel, S. (2020). Self-reported mindfulness, cyclist anger and aggressionAccident Analysis & Prevention.

Moore, S., Barbour, R., Ngo, H., Sinclair, C., Chambers, R., Playford, D., Kirke, A., Auret, K. & Hassed, C. (2020). Online mindfulness training for rural medical students: a pilot study. Medical Teacher.


McConville, J., Lewis, D., Hassed, C. & Chambers, R. (2019). Physiotherapy student experience of a mindful movement and a mindful stress reduction intervention: A Qualitative Study. Explore.

Bailey, N., Opie, J., Hassed, C. & Chambers, R. (2019). Meditation practice, dispositional mindfulness, personality and program outcomes in mindfulness training for medical students. Focus on Health Professional Education.

Alvarez, M., Gleeson, J., Bendall, S., Penn, D., Yung, A., Ryan, R., Eleftheriadis, D., D’Alfonso, S., Rice, S., Miles, C., Russon, P., Lederman, R., Chambers, R., Gonzalez-Blanch, C., Lim, M., Killackey, E., McGorry, P. & Nelson, B. (2019). Enhancing social functioning in young people at ultra high risk (UHR) for psychosis: A pilot study of a novel strengths and mindfulness-based online social therapy. Schizophrenia Research.

Alvarez, M., Gleeson, J., Bendall, S., Penn, D., Yung, A., Ryan, R., Eleftheriadis, D., D’Alfonso, S., Rice, S., Miles, C., Russon, P., Lederman, R., Chambers, R., Gonzalez-Blanch, C., Lim, M., Killackey, E., McGorry, P. & Nelson, B. (2019). The Horyzons trial: protocol for a randomised controlled trial of a moderated online social therapy to maintain treatment effects from first episode psychosis services. British Medical Journal.

Bailey, N., Freedman, G., Raj, K., Sullivan, C., Rogasch, N., Chung, S., Hoy, K. Chambers, R., Hassed, C., Van Dam, N. & Fitzgerald, P. (2019). Mindfulness meditators do not show differences in electrophysiological measures of error processingMindfulness.


Russell, L., Ugalde, A., Orellana, L., Milne, D,. Krishnasamy, M., Chambers, R., Austin D. & Livingston, P. (2018). A pilot randomized controlled trial of an online mindfulness-based program for people diagnosed with melanoma. Supportive Care in Cancer.

Koppel, S., Stephens, A., Young, K., Bugeja, L., Osborne, R., Hua, P., Young, C., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2018). Do mindfulness interventions improve road safety? A systematic review. Accident Analysis & Prevention.

Bailey, N., Chambers, R., Hassed, C. & Wooten, A. (2018). Commentary regarding Johnson et al (2017) “A randomized controlled evaluation of a secondary school mindfulness program for early adolescents: Do we have the recipe right yet?” Mindfulness.

Young, K., Koppel, S, Stephens, A., Osbourne, R., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2018). Mindfulness predicts driver engagement in distracting activities. Mindfulness.

Stephens, A., Koppel, S., Young, K., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2018). Associations between self-reported mindfulness, driving anger and aggressive driving. Personality and Individual Differences.

Russell, L., Ugalde, A.,Milne, D., Krishnasamy, M., Chambers, R., O, E., Austin, D., Orellana, L. & Livingston, P. (2018). Feasibility of an online mindfulness-based program for patients with melanoma: protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials.

Bailey, N., Nguyen, J., Bialylew, E., Corin, S., Gilbertson, T., Chambers, R. & Fitzgerald, P. (2018). Effect on well-being from an online mindfulness intervention: ‘Mindful in May’. Mindfulness.

Koppel, S., Stephens, A., Young, K., Hua, P., Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2018). What is the relationship between self-reported aberrant driving behaviours, mindfulness and self-reported crashes and infringements? Traffic Injury Prevention.


Wong, W., Coles, J., Chambers, R., Wu, David. & Hassed, C. (2017). The effects of mindfulness on older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Santesteban-Echarri, O., Rice, S., Wadley, G., Lederman, R., D’Alfonso, S., Russon, P., Chambers, R., Miles, C., Gilbertson, T., Gleeson, J., McGorry, P. & ALvarez-Jiminez, M. (2017). A next-generation social media-based relapse prevention intervention for youth depression: Qualitative data on user experience outcomes for social networking, safety and clinical benefit. Internet Interventions.

Russell, L., Orellana, L., Ugalde, A., Milne, D., Krishnasamy, M., Chambers, R. & Livingston, P. (2017). Exploring knowledge, attitudes and practice associated with meditation among patients with melanoma. Integrative Cancer Therapies.


Wong, W., Hassed, C., Chambers, R. & Coles, J. (2016). The effects of mindfulness on persons with mild cognitive impairment: protocol for a mixed-methods longitudinal study. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.

Koncz, R., Wolfenden, F., Hassed, C., Chambers, R., Cohen, J. & Glozier, N. (2016). Mindfulness-Based Stress Release Program for university employees: A pilot, waitlist-controlled trial and implementation replication. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine.

Rice, S., Gleeson, J., Davey, C., Hetrick, S., Parker, A., Lederman, R., Wadley, G., Murray, G., Herrman, H., Chambers, R., Russon, P., Miles, C., D’Alfonso, S., Thurley, M., Chinnery, G., Gilbertson, T., Eleftheriadis, D., Barlow, E., Cagliarini, D., Toh, J., McAlpine, S., Koval, P., Bendall, S., Jansen, J., Hamilton, M., McGorry, P. & Alvarez-Jimenez, M. (2016). Moderated online social therapy (MOST) for depression relapse prevention in young people: Pilot study of a ‘next generation’ online intervention. Early Intervention in Psychiatry.


Chambers, R. & Hassed, C. (2015). Commentary on “Mindfulness broadens awareness and builds eudaimonic meaning: a process model of mindful positive emotion regulation”. Psychological Inquiry.

Barnby, J., Bailey, N., Chambers, R. & Fitzgerald, P. (2015). How similar are the changes in neural activity resulting from mindfulness practice in contrast to spiritual practice? Consciousness and Cognition.


Chambers, R., Gullone, E., Hassed, C., Garvin, T., Knight, W. & Allen, N. (2014). Mindful emotion regulation predicts recovery in depressed youth. Mindfulness.


Chambers, R., Gullone, E. & Allen, N. (2009). Mindful emotion regulation: An integrative review. Clinical Psychology Review.


Chambers, R., Lo, B. & Allen, N. (2008). The impact of intensive mindfulness training on attentional control, cognitive style, and affect. Cognitive Therapy and Research.


Allen, N., Blashki, G., Chambers, R., Ciechomski, L., Gullone, E., Hassed, C., Knight, W., McNab, C. & Meadows, G. (2006). Mindfulness-based psychotherapies: A review of conceptual foundations, empirical evidence and practical considerations. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.

Kostanski, M., Hassed, C., Gullone, E., Ciechomski, L., Chambers, R. & Allen, N. (2006). Mindfulness and mindfulness-based psychotherapy. Psychotherapy in Australia.

Submitted / In Press

González-Blanch, C., Medrano, L., O’Sullivan, S., Bell, I., Nicholas, J., Chambers, R., Gleeson, J. & Alvarez – Jiminez, M. (Submitted). Psychometric properties of the Mindful Attention Awareness Scale (MAAS) in a first-episode psychosis sample. Assessment.

McConville, J., Chambers, R., Hassed, C., Morris, E. & Hahne, A. (Submitted). Predictors of stress, anxiety, depression, study engagement and academic performance in physiotherapy students undergoing a mindfulness intervention or no intervention. Focus on Health Professional Education.


Dr Richard Chambers publications and books

I am regularly featured in leading publications around the world​


As a leading expert in mindfulness, I have published three books and countless peer-reviewed journal articles. I also regularly feature in mainstream print, television and radio media.

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